Meaning of QUADRATIC in English


adj. & n. Math.


1. involving the second and no higher power of an unknown quantity or variable (quadratic equation).

2 square.


1. a quadratic equation.

2 (in pl.) the branch of algebra dealing with these.

Etymology: F quadratique or mod.L quadraticus (as QUADRATE)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.